Isolated adolescents reported more alcohol, marijuana, and other drug use (Ms = 1.
Gender effects were found for psychological characteristics, but not drug use.
Isolated adolescents reported more alcohol, marijuana, and other drug use than did adolescents with non-drug-using peers, but less use than did adolescents with drug-using peers.
Primary socialization theory: The etiology of drug use and deviance.
MM = Mexican American male, MF = Mexican American female, WM = White non-Hispanic male, WF = White non-Hispanic female Table 4 Means and Standard Deviations for Measures of Drug Use by Peer Relations, Ethnicity, and Gender Isolated Adolescents with Measure Adolescents Non-Drug-Using Peers M SD M SD Alcohol MM 2.
To provide some context for the assessment of DUR, the evaluator compared trends in Medicaid drug use and measures of prescribing problems (numbers of screen failures triggered through the PSU screener) in the four evaluation States prior to the demonstration through 1996.
The DUR sites systematically monitored and reported incidences of problematic drug use.
Psychotropic Drug Use and the Risk of Hip Fracture.
Creation of a pharmaco-epidemiological database to improve scientific understanding of drug use and outcomes, to monitor adverse drug reaction reports, and to evaluate alternative methods of providing drug services.
Development of drug use review processes for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, hostels, and other health care or residential institutions to improve drug use outcomes.
Development of widespread use of quality assurance and audit processes, including establishment of outcome standards for drug use, to inform and support health professionals' decision making about drug use.
Specific guidelines for each drug are developed by relevant experts to establish the protocol for drug use at the hospital.
The hospital decided that it only had $300,000 to apply to new drug use in this period.